Unsettled Affairs Among the Indian Nations

Item

Type

Autograph Letter Signed

Title

Unsettled Affairs Among the Indian Nations

Description

Captain Guion explains the procrastination of his communications that is due to the ill state of his health which he has endured for more than three months and the difficulty of communicating because of the unsettled nature of affairs among the Indian Nations He declares that the Spanish contingent in his quarter is no more than 600 and is by no means a formidable force.

year created

1798

month created

02

day created

25

author

sent from location

Natchez

recipient

sent to location

War Department

in image

note

Cited in Guion to McHenry, 04/19/1798.

notable person/group

James McHenry
Captain Isaac Guion
Secretary of War
Indians
Spanish
Spanish officers
Captain Minor
men
companies
Third Regiment
troops
Major Kersey

notable location

Spain
Mississippi River
War Department
Natchez
Chickasaw Bluffs
Fort Adams
posts
Spanish Post
Baton Rouge
Hills
Walnut Hills

notable item/thing

illness
correspondence
clothing
linen
summer heat
sickness
temperature
Fahrenheit scale

document number

1798022540003

page start

1

number of pages

3

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (3 pages) EWA08 (3 pages) Collection: Territorial Governor Papers - RG2 Journal of Capt. Guion

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Isaac Guion Natchez [n/a]
Recipient James McHenry War Department [n/a]